By Douglas Preston
"Greetings from the dead," pronounces Maxwell Broadbent at the videotape he left in the back of after his mysterious disappearance. A infamous treasure hunter and tomb robber, Broadbent amassed over a part a thousand million money' worthy of invaluable paintings, gem stones, and artifacts ahead of vanishing---along along with his complete collection---from his mansion in New Mexico.
At first, theft is suspected, however the fact proves some distance stranger: As a last problem to his 3 sons, Broadbent has buried himself and his treasure someplace on the planet, hidden away like an historical Egyptian pharaoh. If the sons desire to declare their magnificent inheritance, they have to locate their father's rigorously hid tomb.
The race is on, however the 3 brothers will not be the single ones competing for the treasure. This secret's so impressive it can't be saved quiet for lengthy. With part a thousand million funds at stake, in addition to an old Mayan codex which may carry a healing for melanoma and different lethal illnesses, others quickly sign up for the hunt---and a few of them will cease at not anything to say the grave goods.
The bestselling coauthor of such page-turning thrillers as Relic and The cupboard of Curiosities, Douglas Preston now spins an unforgettable story of greed, experience, and betrayal in The Codex.